There are various color systems that define colors. See also Maroon.

Common Color Systems

Here are the most common color systems:

For most computer applications, numeric values are often given different units of measure for the generic color systems (i.e. non-proprietary like Munsell, Ostwald, or Pantone).

Munsell Color System

The Munsell color system is a particular implementation of HSV.

Ostwald Color System

The Ostwald color system is a particular implementation of HSL.

CIE System

The CIE System (Commission Internationale d'Eclairage or International Commission on Illumination), is the international standard for colors.
The CIE system for colors

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